From a perch above a boulder-strewn ravine, we peered with binoculars up canyon walls and across a steep jumble of rocks and dirt for endangered Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep.
About the Author: Tom Stienstra
Tom Stienstra is the outdoors writer for the San Francisco Chronicle. He is America’s first Back Country Sportsman of the Year and the only two-time National Outdoor Writer of the year. In 2008, he won first place for best outdoors column in America. As a photographer with The Chronicle, he won first place in America for best outdoors feature image in 2011. That year he was also awarded as Far West Ski Writer of the Year. His books have sold more than 1 million copies. His first novel, "The Sweet Redemption, An Inspector Korg Mystery," was released for 2013. His television show on CBS/CW won first place as America’s best outdoor recreation show, and his radio show on CBS won first place in 2010 for best environmental feature show in America. Tom has hiked 25,000 miles, caught world-record fish, led dozens of expeditions and taken part in all phases of the outdoor experience. He was the fourth living member inducted into the California Outdoors Hall of Fame.
Visit Bishop shared US National Weather Service Reno Nevada's post.
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Amazing storm totals!Impressive storm total snow and rain reports as of 9:00 am Friday morning. A break in precipitation is expected for today with a couple fast-moving storms to bring some more snow to northeast California and northwest Nevada this weekend. Stay tuned to the forecast for updates. ... See MoreSee Less
These stormy days make for beautiful sunsets - witness a storm moving in across the Sierra as the sun sets and casts a light show over the White Mountains. Video: Skandar Productions ... See MoreSee Less
If you are driving north today, be aware that conditions are very different in Mammoth and June than they are on U.S. 395 up the grade. Carry chains and be prepared for heavy snow to continue through today. ... See MoreSee Less